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  • 1. Oceanography/Bodies of Water PathfinderDatabases Gale Student Resource Center - Gold (hatters) SIRS Discoverer (in POWER Library) Encyclopedias: Grolier (kvalley/grolier) Reference Books: FactCite (kvalley/hatters)Note: If you’re using POWER Library from home, the above links will not work. From home, accessPOWER Library through your public library’s site using your library card barcode.Where to find print resources?Use Destiny to locate the books on our shelves. Be sure to look in the Non-Fiction and the Referencesections of the library. Search using broad terms first, then narrow your topic based on the number ofresults returned.Dewey Guide: For this project be sure to look in the following areas:333 – Conservation 551 – Geology, Water, 578 – Marine Organisms363 – Environmental Problems Oceanography 591 – Animals508 – Natural History 574 – Biology 597 – Fishes 577 – Ecology 624 – Civil Engineering (Dams)Dont forget OPAC’s Catalog resources, including Webpath Express!Use the Resource List in Destiny. Click the Catalog tab, select Resource Lists from the left menu, selectthe Public Lists tab, and then click the Oceanography & Bodies of Water list. The first tab, LibraryMaterials, includes items located within the KV Library and links to Safari Montage videos. The secondtab, Web Sites, provides access useful sites on the Web.Use Destiny’s search engine, Webpath Express to identify reliable, educational websites on your topic.Websites for Oceanography Kids.gov: Oceanography o This site provides a number of government provided websites, which are all reliable sources. Office of Naval Research o The Office of Naval Research provides this site to educate students on many aspects of oceanography. It is sponsored by the U.S. Navy. Science Daily – Oceanography News o This site provides access to current research news in science.Cite Your Sources (MLA Style, Version 7) Help with Citations EasyBib OSLIS Citation Maker NoodleTools